Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 371 305 385
Rank change year-on-year -66 +80 +23
Permanent jobs citing GIS 72 27 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 0.99% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 84
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £43,563 £41,250 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,573 2,739 5,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.21% 26.88% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,140 2,381 4,943
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIS in the South East.

Salary trend for GIS in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIS in the South East over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for GIS in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Thames Valley -27 48 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Berkshire +7 47 £57,500 +24.32% 3
Surrey - 8 £65,000 - 5
West Sussex +11 5 £56,000 -30.00% 2
Hampshire -83 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent -52 4 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -47 1 £35,000 -53.33% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 52 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 42 (58.33%) Python
3 35 (48.61%) CSS
3 35 (48.61%) Software Engineering
3 35 (48.61%) React
4 34 (47.22%) OpenLayers
4 34 (47.22%) Linux
5 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (41.67%) QGIS
6 27 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (37.50%) Azure
7 26 (36.11%) AWS
7 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
8 25 (34.72%) SC Cleared
8 25 (34.72%) DevOps
9 24 (33.33%) Leaflet
9 24 (33.33%) PostGIS
9 24 (33.33%) Ubuntu
9 24 (33.33%) HTTP
9 24 (33.33%) GeoServer
10 18 (25.00%) Degree
11 16 (22.22%) C#
12 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 11 (15.28%) QA
14 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
14 11 (15.28%) User Experience
14 11 (15.28%) Data Visualisation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (33.33%) GeoServer
2 3 (4.17%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Revit
1 10 (13.89%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (37.50%) Azure
2 26 (36.11%) AWS
3 10 (13.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) Google Workspace
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) 5G
2 1 (1.39%) Broadband
2 1 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) QGIS
2 27 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.56%) Spatial Data
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) CMake
2 10 (13.89%) GCC
2 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 10 (13.89%) Xcode
3 1 (1.39%) Moq
General
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.56%) Social Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Finance
5 2 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.39%) Military
6 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.39%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Software Engineer
2 24 (33.33%) Geospatial Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) 3D Software Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Angular Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Support Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Maximo Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Maximo Support
5 5 (6.94%) React Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Support Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.17%) Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Fibre Planner
7 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) CSS
1 35 (48.61%) React
2 34 (47.22%) OpenLayers
3 24 (33.33%) Leaflet
3 24 (33.33%) PostGIS
4 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 11 (15.28%) HTML
6 10 (13.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (13.89%) Qt
6 10 (13.89%) STL
6 10 (13.89%) VRML
6 10 (13.89%) WebAssembly
6 10 (13.89%) WebGL
6 10 (13.89%) XML
7 6 (8.33%) .NET
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.17%) REST
9 3 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) User Experience
2 10 (13.89%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (13.89%) Algorithms
2 10 (13.89%) Animation
2 10 (13.89%) Lidar
3 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.56%) Photography
6 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Linux
2 24 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Software Engineering
2 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.72%) DevOps
4 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 11 (15.28%) Data Visualisation
5 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
6 10 (13.89%) 3D Animation
6 10 (13.89%) 3D Modelling
6 10 (13.89%) CAD
6 10 (13.89%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
6 10 (13.89%) Finite Element Analysis
6 10 (13.89%) Image Processing
6 10 (13.89%) Linear Algebra
6 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
6 10 (13.89%) Physics
6 10 (13.89%) Requirements Gathering
7 6 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 42 (58.33%) Python
3 16 (22.22%) C#
4 10 (13.89%) C
4 10 (13.89%) C++
4 10 (13.89%) TypeScript
5 9 (12.50%) SQL
6 6 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 25 (34.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (25.00%) Degree
4 11 (15.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Rockwell
2 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 2 (2.78%) Databricks
3 2 (2.78%) Openreach
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) BT
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft